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About Dr. David T Dellaero

Dr. David T Dellaero, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Durham, NC, with another office in Chapel Hill, NC. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Dellaero is affiliated with North Carolina Specialty Hospital. Dr. Dellaero has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

46 Ratings with 25 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David T Dellaero is Excellent. Dr. David T Dellaero has been rated by 46 patients. From those 46 patients 25 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David T Dellaero is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Emergeortho Durham

120 William Penn Plz
Durham, NC 27704
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Emergeortho Chapel Hill

100 Perkins Dr
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
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Specialties

Dr. David T Dellaero has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Sports Medicine
  • Joint Diseases

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Reviews

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Dr. Delaero - everything you could wish for in a doctor!

Always caring, interested in what I have to say, listens, and so kind. I trust him, and he's gotten me through some tough injuries. I think he's wonderful.

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Repaired knee that was unstable for 31 years

Tore my ACL 31 years ago and told I had a 50-50 chance of a successful repair. When I reinjured it last year Dr. Dellaero successfully replaced it and repaired meniscus tears 10 weeks before my son's wedding. I was able to dance with my son.

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Five Stars

3 days after meniscus tear I was weed eating and mowing grass!! Never had any pain nor any issues. If there was ever a perfect surgical procedure performed, it was done on my by Dr.David T. Dellaero. Absolutely recommend him.

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Doesn't get any better

Dr. Dellaero did my knee surgery and everything was just as you would expect. Great pain management, listens and is concerned about how you are doing before and after surgery, and helps you to meet your goals. I had a great recovery and it was definitely due to the coordinated and compassionate care that I received. I tell everyone about him.

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Five Stars

Dr. Dellaero is a highly skilled surgeon. Also he is very personable. My former wife recommended him to me for rotator cuff surgery following her own surgery by Dr. D. for the same condition. She had had excellent results, and I can report the same about my surgery of July, 2015. It is now March, 2016, and I am pain free and have good range of motion. I joked with Dr. D. that despite all I could do to re-tear my rotator cuff (several months after my surgery I fell on my shoulder on a mountain trail in the Pyrenees, and then later stressed my shoulder with dumb lifting and other work on a home project), he had performed the surgery so efficiently that the repaired rotator cuff did not re-tear. My thanks to him and his staff, particularly Brittany White, PA, for their professional skill and care.

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2016)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2012, 2016, 2013, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2016)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Dellaero is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    28 Years Experience

  • Baylor College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Duke University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David T Dellaero accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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